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By naec
In Solid Minerals
Dec 6th, 2017
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The Ministry of Mines and Steel Development has described the publication of the BUA Group cement as an unwarranted campaign of calumny against it and the office of the Minister. The Permanent Secretary of the ministry, Alhaji Mohammed Abass, said in a statement in Abuja that the publication by the c...
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Nov 30th, 2017
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The Federal Government is planning to invest $600 million in solid minerals sector, in order to deepen exploration activities, the Minister, Mines and Steel Development, Dr Kayode Fayemi, has said. Other reasons, he said, include the need to deepen the knowledge of practitioners in the Nigerian minin...
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Nov 9th, 2017
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The Federal government has expressed concern over low investment in the mining sector, despite efforts to reform the sector and attract both local and foreign investments. The Minister of Mines and Steel Development, Dr. Kayode Fayemi, noted this while speaking at a workshop on “Contemporary Communit...
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Sep 8th, 2017
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Solid Minerals, Nigerian Extractive Industry Transparency Initiative (NEITI) Assistant Director, Dieter Bassi, has called for a uniform royalty to be paid by mining companies operating in an area, and single fiscal regime for the sector. He said such uniformity would create the enabling environment f...
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In Solid Minerals
May 18th, 2017
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Minister of Mines and Steel Development, Dr. Kayode Fayemi said development of the solid minerals sector holds the key to successful implementation of the Federal Government’s economic diversification policy. Represented by Director of Mines Environmental Compliance in the Ministry, Engr. Sallim Ade ...
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May 11th, 2017
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The Acting Secretary of the Solid Minerals Development Fund, Hajiya Hadiza Goni, has announced Federal Government’s release of N30 billion to facilitate the development of the solid minerals sector and boost the nation’s growth. Hajiya Goni made this disclosure to newsmen in Sokoto. According to her,...
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In Solid Minerals
Apr 21st, 2017
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 The Nigerian Association of Chambers of Commerce, Industry, Mines and Agriculture has said that its 57th Annual General Meeting scheduled to hold on Wednesday, May 24 will focus on “Ease of doing business in Nigeria: An impetus to economic recovery.” In a statement made available to our corresponden...
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Mar 22nd, 2017
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The Federal Government has announced sanctions against no fewer than 313 mining companies operating in the country over non-fulfilment of environmental obligations. The Director, Mines Environmental Compliance Department, Ministry of Mines and Steel Development, Mr Salim Salaam, who disclosed this on...
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Mar 14th, 2017
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The Ajaokuta Steel Company is to function as a purely private entity, the Minister of Mines and Steel Development, Dr Kayode Fayemi, reiterated this position on the steel complex on Monday during a facility tour of Abuja Steel Mill, a subsidiary of African Steel Company, along Abuja-Kaduna Road. Gove...
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Dec 29th, 2016
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By Franklin Alli NIGERIA’s steel production has received a $100 million Chinese investment through HongXing Steel Company Limited. According to the Iron and Steel Senior Staff Association of Nigeria (ISSSAN), Nigeria’s present steel production stands at about 300,000 tonnes per annum, while consumpti...